Hope you all are having a good week, now that good weather is finally here!!
I am really excited to take Arian out in this good weather onto some spring and summer adventures!!
Today, I am going to share the story of my son, Arian’s birth my most precious post to date.For the most part I had a normal pregnancy with no morning sickness or issues. In the last month I was struggling to go up and down the stairs due to my belly weight. I was ready to delivery any moment.
I went into labor a day after my expected due date, everything was going normal and my OB-GYN was by my side. I was given the epidural a few hours after getting to the hospital. As the day progressed, my contractions started to get stronger; the doctor’s noticed that the baby’s heart rate started dropping as the contractions kept getting stronger.
The nurses and the doctor rushed into my room, I was asked to turn on my sides and was put on oxygen immediately, things were happening so fast, I had no clue what was going on at this point. It was an extremely stressful and nerve racking experience not knowing what was going on. I am so grateful, my husband and my mom were by my side the whole time.
I was then injected with medication to slow down the contractions temporarily to get the baby’s heart rate back up, which worked. The baby seemed to have to have stabilized but then we were waiting for the contractions to start again; after hours of waiting, the labor had pretty much stalled with no sign of the contractions starting back up.
We were at this point faced with a decision to either go for a C- section or induce the labor again. The doctor decided to try to induce the labor again with a mild form of the medication to induce the labor, but unfortunately that did not work and the heart rate of the baby went back up again, the nurses and the doctors rushed back again to stabilize the heart rate.
The doctor then spoke to us and explained that it had to be C-section which was the best decision for the safety of the baby. Interestingly, during the C-section the doctor’s found out the baby was in a head-down position but was facing in the posterior position where the back of the baby’s head is against the mother’s back which was causing his heart rate to drop as his head kept pushing down when the contractions were stronger.
I am so grateful for an amazing team of doctors and nurses at the Sibley Hospital and a special thanks to my OB-GYN, who helped me deliver my baby.
I am so thankful to God and my family for the love, prayers, and unconditional support. We are blessed with our baby boy Arian!!
I am extremely delighted to introduce Arian to my blogging world. I hope that he is showered with more love and support than I have been given through this blog.
Thank you AMANDA DONOHUE for this lovely photoshoot. We simply adore your creative approach to capturing these baby pictures for Arian.